V48 - Driveshaft May Fracture and Separate - 2018-2019 Ram 1500

April 25, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V324000

Driveshaft May Fracture and Separate

A fractured rear driveshaft could detach from the vehicle and become a road hazard, or it may result in a loss of drive power, both of which can increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V324

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,160

 

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks. The rear driveshaft may have an incomplete weld fusion between the tube and tube yoke, which may lead to weld cracking or the driveshaft fracturing.

 

Remedy

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear driveshaft, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. The FCA US recall number is V48.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


2 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
RAM 1500 2018-2019

4 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V324-5868.PDF 214.331KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 05/02/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – V48

RCMN-19V324-0569.pdf 102.018KB

Download (PDF, 100KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V324-6232.pdf 244.174KB

Download (PDF, 238KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - 04/26/2019 New Safety Recall Advanced Communication – V48

RCMN-19V324-1950.pdf 98.068KB

Download (PDF, 96KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V324&docType=RCL


 

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